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What does Leonie mean?

Leonie Pronunciation of Leonie as a girls' name is pronounced LAY-o-nee, LEE-oh-nee, lay-OH-nee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leonie is "lion". Léonie is the French feminine form of Leon, more popular in Europe than Leona. See also Loni.




VARIANTS Leonda, Leondra, Leondrea, Leonline, Leone, Leonela, Leoni, Leonie, Leonine, Leontine

RELATIONS VIA LEONA, LONI Leeona, Leoine, Leola, Leonelle, Leonia, Leontyne, Leowna, Lona, Lonee, Lonie, Lonna, Lonni, Lonnie



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How popular is Leonie?

Leonie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2784 out of 4276, Top 65%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Leonie reached its highest rank of #714 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leonie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Leona (#511 IN 2018), Leola, Leon, Leone, Leonia, Leontine, Lona, Loni, Lonie, Lonna and Lonnie are the prominent alternative forms of Leonie. Other variants, like Leoine, are seldom used. These relations of Leonie were favored as birth names a century ago (AVERAGE #887) and have become much less conventional since, with forms like Lonie going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonie, Leola, Leon, Leona, Leone in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonia, Leontine, Lona, Loni, Lonie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lonna, Lonnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leonie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leonie is pronounced similarly to Lanae, Lani, Lanie, Lannie, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Leena, Leenah, Leina, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Leni, Lenna, Lenya, Leyna, Linnae, Linnie, Luannie, Lynae and Lynnae. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bennie, Bernie, Bonie, Cleonie, Dennie, Deonne, Ebonie, Genie, Gennie, Henie, Hennie, Honie, Idonie, Ionie, Jeanie, Jenie, Jennie, Jonie, Laine, Lane, Layne, Lealie, Leann, Leanne, Leeanne, Leianne, Lene, Lenice, Lennice, Leoline, Leonor, Leslie, Lettie, Levonne, Leyanne, Lezlie, Liane, Lianne, Lorie, Lotie, Luane, Luanne, Lynne, Melonie, Nonie, Pennie, Renie, Rennie, Teenie, Teone, Teoni and Tonie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leonie.

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